A major difference between the spinal cord stimulation procedure and the trial process is the implantation of the generator under the skin.
Implantable pain management systems may help to provide pain relief if medication and physical therapy are unsuccessful.
TENS therapy is a popular form of electrotherapy used to alleviate neck and back pain, diabetic nerve pain, and fibromyalgia pain.
Treatment for neuropathic pain focuses on correcting the underlying cause of pain or alleviating symptoms if no cause can be found.
Rechargeable spinal cord stimulators may be an option for people who have continued to experience chronic back or neck pain after several months of nonsurgical treatment.